While almost every male can biologically father a child, there exists a vast difference between fathering and being a father. An inspirational resource for fathers, this guide provides spiritual guidance drawn from the wisdom of King Solomon. Evangelist, program coordinator, and father Jerry Drace invites dads to live by example and raise their children by showing them love, establishing clear boundaries and rules, and offering security and consistency.
This conversational and frank volume begins with a discussion of key words that appear throughout the book of Proverbs, including “wisdom,” “instruction,” “understanding,” “justice,” and “integrity.” By following the examples of Solomon and of God the father, parents can lead the way for their children to choose wisdom, avoid wickedness, achieve sexual purity, and seek righteousness financially and in family life. Meditations on Scripture and concise applications of biblical examples to today’s world round out this important resource for the Christian father.
About the Author
Jerry Drace conducts conferences and seminars focused on strengthening Christian families. The former editor of Reflections magazine, he is a charter member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and has spoken at the International Congress on Preaching. Since 1975, he has conducted more than one thousand revivals and crusades throughout the world, including Korea, Scotland, the Philippines, and Hong Kong. He also worked in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina as part of the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team. The author of 44 Ways to Strengthen Your Marriage, available from Dove Inspirational Press, Drace lives with his wife in Humboldt, Tennessee.
FROM THE HEART OF A FATHER
Godly Counsel from Proverbs
By Jerry Drace
Foreword by David Dockery
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / Fatherhood
RELIGION / Christian Life / Family
96 pp. 5 x 8
A Dove Inspirational Press Book